Fifth Grade


Mrs. Mahr, Mr. Lowe, Mrs. Viscuso

Our 5th Grade Curriculum

Mathematics:
- High emphasis on number sense
- Basic facts
- Multiplication and Division of decimals
- Fractions
- Geometry
- Data
- Problem Solving techniques

Reading:
- Analyzing text
- Emphasis on vocabulary
- Comprehension Strategies (Ex. connections, inferences, visualizations, predictions, questions, summarizing, synthesizing)


Writing:Strategies when writing for different purposes. 

- Persuasive / Argumentative
- Speculative (story writing)
-Expository (explanation of a topic)
- Current Events 
- Spelling and Grammar
- Four square
- Narrative

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Science:

                               
Engineering
- Systems in Space
- Earth's Systems
- Mixtures & Solutions
- Energy & Matter
- Earth and Human Activities

Social Studies:
                        

- Exploration and Colonization of the Western Hemisphere 
- Government of the United States
- Expansion & Reform
- Civil War and Reconstruction

 

Technology is incorporated throughout all subjects!

The following supplies will be necessary for September classes.



5th Grade Materials Needed by ALL students in the fifth grade:

  • 1 notebook/binder - with sections for Math, SS, Science and Vocabulary
  • 2 marble composition notebooks
  • 2-pocket folders
  • 1 Ziploc bag (for face mask)
  • Earbuds/headphones
  • 4 packs Post-it notes (any color 4x4)
  • Pencil case/storage bag to keep belongings.  This case will travel back and forth to school with you. Please include in your case: 1) sharpened pencils and eraser, 2) crayons, markers, or colored pencils, 3) glue stick, 4) scissors, 5) highlighter, 6) dry erase makers, and 7) ruler
  • Mini dry erase board (5" x 7" unframed)


We're looking forward to a FABULOUS year!!

 

 

 

                

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